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2014-06-03 12:21:00

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Military Aircraft Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/france/military_aircraft_modernisation_upgrade_retrofit_market_2011_2021.htmlReport DetailsThe importance of strategic air power capabilities to the projection of global military power has meant that many nations are seeking to deploy advanced aircraft platforms and...

2014-03-02 23:01:28

The foundation for the “Islamabad Call To Commitment and Action” was presented today at the concluding session of the Pakistan Diabetes Leadership Forum (PDLF). Islamabad, PK (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 The key points are the outcome of discussions and presentations by health practitioners and policy makers from Europe, Middle-East and Pakistan, who have over the past two days highlighted the alarming spread of diabetes in Pakistan and the urgency in improving diabetes care at both local...

Anthrax Sent To Pakistani Prime Minister In October 2011
2012-02-02 06:15:05

Laboratory tests have revealed that a package sent to the office of Pakistan's prime minister last October contained a tiny amount of anthrax powder, a spokesman announced on Wednesday. According to Reuters reports, the parcel contained "a small amount" of anthrax spores. It had been mailed from the town of Jamshoro in the southern province of Sindh, and there were no casualties resulting from the contaminant, Akram Shaheedi, a spokesman for Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, told the news...

2010-09-09 14:27:00

ISLAMABAD and WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Pakistan has refused to cooperate with the efforts of an international delegation of prominent experts scheduled to visit Pakistan to advocate for the repatriation of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a U.S.-educated child specialist, being tried in a NY Court for the attempted murder of U.S. soldiers. Independent journalists like Yvonne Ridley believe that she was illegally kidnapped in 2003 by Pakistani and U.S. agencies...

2008-09-18 18:00:21

By Nahal Toosi ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss U.S. attacks inside Pakistan. The airstrike was likely to further fan anger among Pakistanis over a surge in cross-border operations by U.S. forces that have strained the two countries' seven-year alliance against militants. Pakistani...

2008-09-18 03:00:09

Missile attacks were launched Wednesday into Pakistan's northwest tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, killing several people, witnesses said. CNN, quoting a local intelligence official and witnesses, said seven residents died and three more were wounded when four missiles were fired from drones over South Waziristan, a tribal region the United States calls a haven for Taliban and al-Qaida insurgents. The attacks occurred as Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint...

2008-08-21 06:00:23

Text of article headlined "Glacier melts from the top" by Pakistani newspaper The Nation website on 21 August [by Dr Naeem Chishti, practising solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales] According to the BBC, the British Foreign Office has admitted its role in persuading President Pervez Musharraf to resign from his office on August 18, 2008. In a statement issued in London, the British Foreign Office said that no formula was presented to the top Pakistani leadership to resolve...

2008-08-19 09:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency); subheadings as received [Xinhua "Analysis" by Rao Bo, Li Jingchen: "Uncertainties Linger After Musharraf's Resignation"] ISLAMABAD, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) - Despite repeated denials about his possible resignation by the presidential spokesman, Pervez Musharraf eventually stepped down as the Pakistani President Monday, claiming that the decision was made for the sake of national interest. With the removal...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.